Pan-Poached Halibut Piccata Seafood Recipe

Recipe Category: Seafood

Pan-Poached Halibut Piccata Seafood Recipe


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon chicken granules
  • 2 halibut steaks – (4 oz ea) — thawed if necessary
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • freshly-ground black pepper — to taste.
  • chopped parsley — for garnish.
  • cooked noodles — (optional).


  1. Bring water, wine and lemon juice to a boil in medium-sized skillet
  2. Stir in chicken granules
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer, and place halibut steaks in the pan
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat, 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measured at thickest part, or until fish flakes when tested with a fork
  5. Remove fish from pan; keep warm
  6. Boil remaining liquid in pan until it reduces to approximately 1/4 cup
  7. Whisk in butter, and stir in capers
  8. Spoon sauce over fish
  9. Season with pepper, and sprinkle with parsley
  10. Serve on a bed of cooked noodles, if desired
  11. This recipe yields 2 servings
  12. Recipe may be easily doubled

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